“Up to Low” is an Inspiring and Moving Piece of Ottawa Valley Lore

What can be said when a master storyteller, Brian Doyle, teams up with an accomplished adapter and director, Janet Irwin? The combination might leave you wanting more... Up to Low is an adaptation of Doyle’s famous book for young adults of the same name. The performance has a large cast of eleven performers, including musicians. … Continue reading “Up to Low” is an Inspiring and Moving Piece of Ottawa Valley Lore

Children’s Theatre Exchange Creates “Life-Long Friendships”

A little while ago the theatre group SOLO Theater School came to visit us at Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre. We spent 7 days in close proximity and saw each other every day. We learned so much about acting, about theatre criticism, and about each other that life-long friendships were made. I would definitely do … Continue reading Children’s Theatre Exchange Creates “Life-Long Friendships”

Children’s Theatre Exchange Encourages Collaboration of “Abilities” and “Skills”

Theater exchange My experience with the theater exchange was fun and an adventure in the land known as Canada. I learned a lot about Canada as a whole and I also saw my old friends from last year. As a matter of fact, I also met some new ones. Trust me, all theaters will benefit … Continue reading Children’s Theatre Exchange Encourages Collaboration of “Abilities” and “Skills”

Children’s Theatre Exchange Provides an Excellent Experience for Young Actors

Recently our theatre group, Solo, flew to Ottawa, Canada for a Theater exchange with Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre. During the exchange we took many tours around Ottawa, tried Canadian cuisine, took many master classes, improved as actors, and made new friends and lots of memories. I benefited greatly from this exchange and would do … Continue reading Children’s Theatre Exchange Provides an Excellent Experience for Young Actors

Solo Theater Uses Multimedia to Talk About Theatre

In an exclusive "podcast", Alesya of Solo Theater School in Atlanta, Georgia talks about her experience on a children's theater exchange that recently happened with Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre in Ottawa, Ontario. Featuring reviews of performances "Up to Low" (novel by Brian Doyle; adapted and directed for the stage by Janet Irwin) and "The … Continue reading Solo Theater Uses Multimedia to Talk About Theatre

Theatre Exchange Provides Young Actors With Tools For Better Performance and Critical Thinking

I enjoyed my time in Ottawa, Canada on a Theater exchange where I learned a lot of good acting tools during the workshops that will help me become a better actor. In my opinion the workshop that really inspired me was on theater criticism because it taught me how to criticize a play, a movie, … Continue reading Theatre Exchange Provides Young Actors With Tools For Better Performance and Critical Thinking